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Twelve Top Tips

If you are about to enter into any agreements (new or upgrading) with a supplier of Office equipment, before you sign remember: Never accept Finance and servicing / Usage charges as One single payment, they are separate elements, keep them…

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Not what you ordered

We have talked many times about unfair and sometimes plain crazy terms in contracts which people have signed. We don’t know why they would possibly sign these contracts or likewise, how the contract owner ever thought to add some of…

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Top 10 Tips for 2019

If you are about to enter into any agreements (new or upgrading) with a supplier of office equipment, before you sign anything, remember: 1. Never accept finance and servicing / usage charges as one single payment; they are separate elements…

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Documentation Fee Costs

When you go to the Greengrocer to buy apples and the sales assistant tells you Apples are 75 pence per pound, yet when you got to the checkout the Pound of Apples has risen to £2.20 would you be happy…

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Questionable equipment leasing advice

Listen to any salesperson who uses leasing as a sales tool and you will undoubtedly hear about the Flexibility Leasing offers, where basically have what you need, when you need it. That is also the message we found on a…

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Dispute Resolution

Alternative Dispute Resolution? Full service available for Buyers, Sellers & Financiers: We operate a range of Dispute Resolution Services including: Mediation: Charles is a fully qualified commercial mediator who specialises in Contract Disputes Arbitration: Experience gained from hands on roles…

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You Signed it, Its Your Fault!

Having been sold on the benefits of VoiP a client leased a telephone system in July 2015 from a Company who were bought out by Daisy Communications, during the integration of the dealer accounts into Daisy’s systems, it seems Daisy…

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What constitutes a full system

Looking at the two images, which one would you say constitutes a ‘Full System?’ It has allegedly been the practice for a while now for salespeople to describe even the most basic photocopier as a ‘Full System’ on leasing documents.…

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Its A Secret

A client asked a leasing company to confirm the leasing rate used on a new agreement. By leasing rate, we mean the rate per £1,000 the leasing company give to the sellers to use in calculating the monthly or quarterly…

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Fraud? Thats not our problem, we wern’t there!

During a recent customer contract review, we discovered a machine, already the subject of an existing lease, had been sold to a new lease company alongside new equipment. While this happens pretty much every day of the week in this…

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Are you ready for GDPR

Data protection rules across the United Kingdom and Europe are set to change. If you run a small business and collect personal data from customers, then you need to know what’s happening. The new set of rules is called the General Data…

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There’s nothing wrong with that document

You could be forgiven for thinking Leasing Companies and even Leasing Brokers would be alert to fraudulent activity on agreements before they pay out the supplier for goods which may or may not exist. You might also assume that given…

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